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Patachitra: Bengal and East India’s performing art of social, religious story-telling through songs, paintings

The Kalighat School of painting slowly died out owing to the influx of oleographs that reproduced the Kalighat patachitras. The cheap oleographs from Mumbai and Germany blatantly copied the patachitras, and flooded the markets with their machine-made prints, ruthlessly killing the flourishing Kalighat patachitras.

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